Question about 1996 Mazda 626
Write down the radio's activation code prior to disconnecting the battery' s negative terminal.
Remove the air-intake duct and the air filter housing. (assuming this your car is 4-cylinder)
Remove the bracket that runs between the inlet manifold and the starter-motor.
The starter-motor is by the left-side of the transmission over the axle-shaft.
Disconnect its solenoid wire and the positive wire attached to the starter-motor.
Remove the three 14mm bolts holding it up.
Once taken out, exchange it for a rebuilt one at your local autoparts store.
Installation is reverse of removal.
Posted on Nov 13, 2009
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: how to replace starter
Keep in mind that the engine sits in there sideways, so the "back" of the engine, or flywheel is actually on the driver's side (the front is on the passenger side). The starter for any vehicle is at the flywheel. Raise the vehicle and crawl underneath from the front on the driver's side. Look for the oil filter. Slightly above and to your left (toward the driver's side wheel well) is the starter. It looks to me like you'll need to drain the motor oil and remove the oil filter to have room to remove the starter.
Posted on Dec 01, 2008
SOURCE: mazda 96 626
maybe the starter or wire connections are bad? see if theres a way to turn the engine manually so you know it's not locked up...make sure the spark plug wire is off!
Posted on Jun 29, 2008
1993-98 626/MX-6/Probe Models
(see Figures 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 and 10)
Fig. 5: To remove the starter motor, first remove any obstructing components, then loosen the upper starter motor attaching bolts
Fig. 6: Remove both upper bolts before going under the vehicle to finish the removal procedure
Fig. 7: Raise and safely support the front of the vehicle, then label and detach any plug-on wire connectors
Fig. 8: Using the proper size socket or wrench, remove the battery positive wire retaining nut ...
Fig. 9: ...and the wire terminal from the starter
Fig. 10: Remove the lower starter motor mounting bolt and carefully lower the starter and remove it from the vehicle
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Posted on May 12, 2010
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